News: Europe

  1. Embroidered Americana Set to Make a Million in Boston

    Skinner’s Boston sale of ‘American Furniture and Decorative Arts’ on 1 March 2015 features a highly important example of early American needlework that is expected to sell for a sum in the region of $1million.

  2. Greek Dress at the Hellenic Centre, London

    Marylebone, in Central London, might seem an unlikely place for an exhibition of Greek costume, but it is the home of the Hellenic Centre, a focus for philhellenes and London’s Greek community. There could be found a rare opportunity to see an impressive range of Greek dress outside its native land.

  3. Vikings at the British Museum

    The British Museum’s blockbuster Spring 2014 exhibition, Vikings: Life and Legend 6 March – 22 June 2014 explores warfare and cultural identity amongst the often violent, raider and trader warrior race.

  4. Rothschild Textiles at Waddesdon Manor

    Last chance to see Ecclesiastical Textiles at Waddesdon Manor on till 27 October 2013. The textiles, dating from c 1400 to the late 1700s, were acquired by several members of the family.

  5. From William Morris to Today: the Textiles of the Cotswolds

    William Morris once described the Cotswolds, a range of hills in southwestern and west-central England, as “a heaven on earth”, therefore, the Gordon Russell Design Museum, in Worcestershire, seems like a perfect place to hold a textile exhibition, which includes some of Morris’ work

  6. Italian Renaissance Textiles in Cleveland, Ohio

    Until Tuesday, December 10, 2013, an installation at the Cleveland Museum of Art presents some 15 sumptuous Italian silks, velvets, and altar frontals of the 14th and 15th centuries from the CMA’s world-class collection.

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